We take a look at more 1920s Ouija board stories, including more tales of Ouijamania.
• The ghost of Marie Antoinette
• A supposedly Ouija-crazed cop who hijacked a car at gunpoint and proceeded to disrobe
• A doomed treasure hunter
• Queerness in 1920s San Francisco
• The ghosts who haunted European aristocrats
• Hyperinflation in Weimar Germany
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Sources consulted in researching 1920s Ouija Board Stories
For additional sources used for this episode, check out 1920s Ouijamania (Ouija Boards Part 7)
Historical articles and advertisements RE: 1920s Ouija Board Stories
- “Ouija Boards to Amuse Guests in NY Hotel.” Journal Gazette (Mattoon, Illinois) · Sat, Feb 28, 1920 · Page 1
- Los Angeles Evening Express (Los Angeles, California) · Sat, Feb 28, 1920 · Page 2
- Leavenworth Post (Leavenworth, Kansas.) Monday, January 27, 1919
- Courier Launches Probe of Army’s Blue Discharges. The Pittsburg Courier. Saturday, October 20, 1945
- Buluwayo Chronicle (published as The Bulawayo Chronicle Weekly Edition.) October 23, 1920.
Check out the shownotes for the rest of the series to see all of the sources used.
Listen to the rest of the Ouija board series:
- Ouija Boards Part 1 – Planchette and Automatic Writing
- Helen Peters and Ouida / Invention (Ouija Boards Part 2)
- William Fuld (Ouija Boards Part 3)
- 19th Century Ouija Board Stories / Early Ouijamania (Ouija Boards Part 4)
- Victorian Egyptomania (Ouija Boards Part 5)
- Ouija after World War I (Ouija Boards Part 6)
- 1920s Ouijamania (Ouija Boards Part 7)
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